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Logging Gulp Errors

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While building Aurelia applications, I have occassionaly made changes that cause the gulp build process to crash. It is very easy to add console logging to ...

Dates: From JavaScript to Web Api

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Dates can be tricky things. Let’s consider the case of getting a date from a Javascript front end all the way to SQL Server.

Entity Framework 6 Refresher: One To One

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Often a one-to-one relationship is required. Mapping these in EF is very similar to mapping any other relationships. For this example each person can have...

Entity Framework 6 Refresher: Many To Many

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To demonstrate a many to many relationship, we can look at a two-way relationship between Person and Hobby. We start by adding a collection property to each...

Entity Framework 6 Refresher: One To Many

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To demonstrate a one-to-many relationship, we can associate Person with Hobby. This means that each hobby will belong to one and only one person (our peopl...

Entity Framework 6 Refresher: Mapping Files

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Entity Framework can determine a lot of things about your model on it’s own, but at some point you need to provide some information about your classes that i...

Entity Framework 6 Refresher: Seed Data

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“Seed Data” is data that is inserted into the database when migrations are run. Generally, this would be relatively static look-up data such as States or Or...